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Fort Dix (N.J.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony Catalino papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box 1 (02.0001-02.0029), Folder: 02.0025 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.0025
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript memoir of Anthony Catalino's WWII service in the U.S. Army Field Artillery and staff work at Army hospitals and supply depots in North Africa and Italy.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1941-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2002

Arthur Eason papers

 Collection — 99.0271 Box 1
Identifier: 99.0271
Scope and Contents This collection includes several different types of documents that refer to the attack on the American 106th Division in St. Vith, Germany on December 16, 1944. The attack on the 422nd, 423rd, and 424th Infantry Regiments of the 106th Division resulted in 8,663 casualties, 416 deaths, 1,246 injuries, and 7,001 soldiers M.I.A. (missing in action).  Pvt. Arthur Eason was captured and transferred to P.O.W. (prisoner of war) camps. Eason was transferred to the Stalag IV B camp in Northeastern Germany. He was among several other POW's from British and Russian battalions. These documents include personal letters, diary entries, official government documents of correspondence, maps, European...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1944-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1999

Anne Burke papers

 Collection — 00.0169 Box 1
Identifier: 00.0169
Scope and Contents Anne Burke was a nurse in the US Army Nurse Corps at the USA Fourth General Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, during World War II. The collection primarily relates to her relationship with First Lieutenant Andrew W. O'Rourke, Jr. of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. The collection includes thirty-nine letters written by Andrew to Anne during the war. The letters stop due to Andrew's death as a result of typhus fever.  Also included are four photographs, sixteen letters to Anne of condolences from those who served with Andrew, newspaper clippings, a fellow nurse's memoirs, V-mail, and a greeting card. The letters from Andrew to Anne discuss censorship, the need to keep their marriage secret,...
Dates: 1942-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/28/2000

Edward Carrow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 99.0565
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Private First Class Edward Carrow who served with the 665th Engineer Topographical Company, 4th Regiment, in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.  The collection contains numerous letters dating from July 1943 to October 1945. The collection also contains a scrapbook containing telegrams, playbills, several photographs, two maps of Europe and the Pacific, and several currency notes from France, Germany, and Austria.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/19/1999

Frank Facente transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 11 (01.0278-01.0305), Folder: 01.0295
Identifier: 01.0295
Scope and Contents

The Frank Facente transcript describes medic Frank Facente's service in the 4th Medical Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, as a part of the United States Army during World War II. Facente participated in the landing at Normandy, attacking the Siegfried Line, Battle of Huertgen Forest, Battle of the Bulge, and visiting the concentration camp at Dachau.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/08/2000

Gill Family World War II and Vietnam War papers

 Collection — 00.0065 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0065
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters and photographs from two brothers who served in the United States Marine Corps on Guadalcanal and Tulagi, Solomon Islands, in the Pacific War Campaign during World War II from 1942 to 1943.  Other letters relate to a relative of the brothers who served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1968; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/02/2000

Halsey A. La Bounty papers

 Collection — 14.0003 - Box 1, Box: 1
Identifier: 14.0003
Scope and Contents

This collection of letters relates to Sergeant Halsey A. La Bounty who served in North Africa and Italy during World War II. His first involvement in the North African campaign was at Casablanca, Morocco in 1942.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1945; Record Keeping: Date acquired: 01/21/2014

Melvin Magidson transcript

 File — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 11 (01.0278-01.0305), Folder: 01.0285 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0285
Scope and Contents

This oral history interview transcript pertains to Melvin Magidson, who was inducted into the U.S. Army Air Force in February of 1943 and was discharged in October of 1945 with the rank of lieutenant. In the transcript, Magidson mostly recounts various Air Force bases that he trained at throughout Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and the northeast. Magidson never served overseas due to the war in Europe and in the Pacific both ending shortly after the end of his training.

Dates: September 14, 1999; Event: Majority of material found within February 1943 - October 1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2001-07-26

McClellan-Smith Family collection

 Collection — Box 20.0008 - Box 1
Identifier: 20.0008
Content Description

This collection relates to Viola B. McClellan (Women's Auxillary Corps) and Dewey S. McClellan (U.S. Army Air Corps) who both served in the European Theater of Operations as a pilot during World War II. This collection also relates to Charles S. Smith who served as a civilian contractor and Japanese prisoner of war at Wake Island in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection contains documents, ephemera, and photographs.

Dates: 1941-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-11-28

Milton J. Rosen Photographs

 Collection — 07.0110 - Box 1
Identifier: 07.0110
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs taken in the Philippines during the later years of WWII. The photographs were taken by Milton J. Rosen and the 2766 Photomapping Battalion, 25th Engineers. These photos were taken over the course of a year from 1945-1946. They include buildings, streets, daily life (of both the soldiers and citizens), Army vehicles, and other landmarks of the Philippines. The collection also includes a photograph of General Eisenhower and General Styer. The photographs are centralized around Manila and Banguio. Several landmarks make reoccuring appearances, such as the Chinese Cemetery, the Jewish Cemetery, the Roosevelt Club, and the Pasig River.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2017-06-15

Antonio Francis Morrow Jr. transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 8 (04.0264-04.0310), Folder: 04.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0300
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Private 1st Class Antonio Francis Morrow who served with the 82nd Airborne Division in North Africa and the European Theater of Operations during World War II. This collection contains an interview transcript of Morrow.

Dates: October 8, 2004; Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Reuben and Sylvia Schreiber papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0014
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by Reuben Schreiber and his wife Sylvia during World War II.  Reuben served with the 136th Ordnance Company (Medium Maintenance) in the U.S. and European Campaign. The letters discuss training, deployment to the European Theater, through to the time of discharge.

Dates: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2017-08-03

Edward J. Sidote collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0350
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, documents, ephemera, and memorabilia from Edward J. Sidote who served as a Master Sergeant in the United States Army Medical Corps during World War II as an X-ray techician and medical suppy clerk. In May of 1945,  he was assigned to the 9th Medical Depot,  attached to the 6th U.S. Army in Manila, Phillipine Islands, and then Occupied Japan.  In 1946,  Sidote was  honorably discharged with the rank of Master Sergeant in the Army.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/2000

Philip Sperling collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0011
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Philip Sperling who served with Headquarters Detachment, 325th Medical Battalion, which was assigned to the 100th Infantry Division during World War II. The collections primarily contain letters. Also included in the collection is currency, postcards, newspaper clippings, photographs, artifacts, and souvenirs. The collection also includes his government correspondence before and after his discharge from the Army. This collection focuses on the events which occurred in the middle to later years of the war. A few select letters contain references to Operation Overlord and one includes an official Army announcement of the bombing of Hiroshima and...
Dates: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2017-06-29; Other: Date accessioned: 2017-07-11

Edward A. Treacy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0035
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Sergeant Edward A. Treacy who served with the 815th Engineer Aviation Battalion in England, Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, and Italy during World War II. The collection includes memoirs, oral history interview, documents, photographs, artifacts, and an M-44 U.S. Army uniform jacket.

Dates: 1942-1984; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2017

Sonia Visser manuscript

 Collection — Unprocessed Collections Box, Folder: 08.0032 - Folder 1
Identifier: 08.0032
Scope and Contents The Sonia Visser collection contains one folder with a 24-page typed transcript of an oral history interview and another six page document with questions and answers from Sonia Visser. Sonia Visser served in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945. She experienced public discrimination as a WAC in rural American towns. She served overseas in the Pacific in base port command at Hollandia, New Guinea. While in New Guinea, she experienced attempted sexual assault on two occasions and witnessed the prevalent threat of sexual assault against other women soldiers. She went home and discharged in October 1945, and later married a soldier who had proposed to her on the ship going to...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 2008; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2008-02-18; Other: Date accessioned: 2009-08-23

Wrightson Ely Clinton, Sr. collection

 Collection — 09.0005 - Box 1
Identifier: 09.0005
Scope and Contents

This collection pertains to Corporal Wrightson Ely Clinton Sr., who served in the 116th Field Artillery Battalion of the United States Army National Guard's 31st Infantry Division. He served in the Netherland East Indies and the Philippines from 1944 to 1945 as a clerk of the Battery.

This collection consists of one half-box, primarily containing photographs and artifacts he was issued, collected, or awarded during his service. It also includes correspondence with his family, separation papers, scanned copies of the original scrapbook his photographs were stored in, and rosters of servicemen from his battalion.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1943-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 01/23/2009